PFAS Contamination - Community Information Sessions

This page contains information regarding Community Information Sessions led by or participated in by the Department of Health with regard to PFAS contamination.

Page last updated: 27 November 2018

The Department of Health has held and participated in a number of Community Information Sessions to provide local residents and business owners in affected communities with health related information on PFAS. These sessions also provide an opportunity to ask questions one-on-one with the project team and find out more about the activities being undertaken by the Department of Health.

Upcoming Community Information Sessions

Williamtown Community Information Session

The Australian Government Department of Health will be holding a community information session to present the findings of the Expert Health Panel for Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) to Williamtown and surrounding communities. Community members in the area are invited to attend.

Details: 5.30pm, Monday, 3 December 2018, Murrook Culture Centre, 2163 Nelson Bay Rd, Williamtown.

Oakey Community Information Session

The Australian Government Department of Health will be holding a community information session to present the findings of the Expert Health Panel for Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) to the Oakey community. Community members in the area are invited to attend.

Details: 5:30pm, Wednesday, 19 December 2018, Oakey Cultural Centre, 62 Campbell Street, Oakey.


Resources from Previous Community Information Sessions:

Copies of presentations delivered by the Former Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Hobbs, and the Chair of the Expert Health Panel for PFAS, Professor Nick Buckley, at previous Information, Consultation and Community Information Sessions are available below.

Oakey, Qld

Williamtown, NSW

Katherine, NT

Edinburgh, SA

Jervis Bay Territory